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Egypt: The Land of Wonder Nile River Great Pyramids Camels Quiz Yourself e%20-%20Egypt%20-%20Pyramids.jpg Frida Adrian March 18, 2014
Nile River This river is the life blood of Egypt. It stretches from south to north. Click on river in map to see where it originates. To Index To Quiz To End
The Nile is formed from the White Nile, which originates at Lake Victoria and the Blue Nile, which originates at Lake Tana in Ethiopia. These rivers meet in Sudan and then go on their long journey northwards towards the sea. 91F4-6E103EB2F908_mw800_s.jpg b/White_and_Blue_Nile-en.svg/250px-White_and_Blue_Nile- en.svg.png Return to previous slide
Great Pyramids Located in Giza, the Great Pyramids were the resting places of kings and other people of wealth. Originally covered with a marble type rock, today they look more like the photos on the right. The Romans defaced them with graffiti and used them for target practice. That’s why the Sphinx doesn’t have a nose. Europe%20-%20Egypt%20-%20Pyramids.jpg To Index To Quiz To End
Camels When you are at the Great Pyramids, take a camel ride. This is how one travels the desert. Egypt is a very dry and sandy environment. There is periodic droughts and hot dry summers with moderate winters. It is almost like a desert. sites/world/egypt_great_pyramid_camel. jpg To Index To Quiz To End
Quick Quiz 1.What is a traditional form of desert transportation in Egypt? D. a. bus b. train c. taxi d. camel /Valley%20of%20the%20Kings.jpg (Valley of the Kings) Take a camel ride!
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2. What river provides the life blood of Egypt? a.Blue Danube River b.Fox River c.Nile River d.Amazon River Answer is C.